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2017 EPPJ Wolfpack Volleyball Team

Wolfpack netters hoping to build on last year’s success

By Dennis Morgan Publisher ELGIN — When your team has produced the best season ever in the young history of Elgin Public/Pope John volleyball, what do...
2017 EPPJ Wolfpack Football Team

Wolfpack seeking to return to winning ways in 2017

By Dennis Morgan Publisher ELGIN — A new season means new opportunities for players to shine. That’s what the Elgin Public/Pope John football team is hoping for...

Important information for Wolfpack fans attending volleyball jamboree in Grand Island

Attention Elgin Public/Pope John Wolfpack parents and fans planning to attend the Volleyball Jamboree at the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island on Saturday,...

PJ Alumni Softball Tournament held

It was Crusaders versus Crusaders over the weekend as the annual Pope John Alumni Softball Tournament was held at Petersburg. Games began Saturday morning and...

Wolfpack netters to open season at Nebraska State Fair

Is it too early to talk about volleyball? The Wolfpack varsity volleyball team learned Monday that they will be starting the 2017 season earlier than...

Baum holds his own against world’s best long range shooters

A gun doesn’t always shoot straight. The bullet starts to drop as soon as it leaves the barrel. Knowing that, in order to hit...

NSAA Spring Academic All-State selections announced

The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) is pleased to announce the student recipients of the Spring 2016-17 Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association (NCPA) Academic All-State...

Coach Thiele-Blecher, three players to play in NECC All-Star Volleyball Classic

Northeast Community College will host the 20th annual Northeast Nebraska All-Star Volleyball Classic next month. The event will be Saturday, June 10, at 5 p.m....

Behnk wins TJ, LJ to qualify for state track meet

BASSETT — Elgin Public-Pope John will be sending just one athlete to the Nebras-ka State Track & Field Cham-pionships this week in Omaha. And, if...

EPPJ golfers see season come to an end

BEEMER — The Wolfpack golf team saw their hopes for a trip to state dashed Monday as they finished fifth at the D-2 District...

EPPJ “flashy shirts” win golf invite at Niobrara

NIOBRARA — Maybe it was their attire. The Wolfpack golf team, wearing Hawaiian shirts for the first time this season, won the Niobrara-Verdigre Invite...

Wolfpack place second at NVC Golf Meet

Three Wolfpack golfers finished in the top 10 Thursday at the Niobrara Valley Conference Golf Tournament. Conditions were chilly as golfers tried to stay warm...

EPPJ girls sixth, boys place 11th at NVC Track Meet

ATKINSON -- The weather was better suited for action on the gridiron, not track. Still, track teams from the Niobrara Valley Conference gathered at...

EPPJ Places Fourth At Ewing Golf Invite

EWING — Competing at Summerland Golf Course for the second time this season, the Wolfpack golf team placed fourth at the Ewing Invite. Competing Wednesday,...

Behnk Wins Triple Jump At O’Neill Invite

O’NEILL — Conditions were less than ideal, but that didn’t hinder the Wolfpack from competing Thursday at the O’Neill Invite. Cold, fog and clouds...

Henn, Rossman To Fill Coaching Vacancies

The District #18 Board of Education approved extra-curricular assignments for the 2017-18 school year. At Wednesday night’s meeting, the board approved what administration officials had...

Ball Park Cleanup To Be Monday Night

Attention all supporters of youth summer ball programs! There will be a work night at the ball fields on Monday evening, April 24, beginning at...

Wemhoff To Play In Striv All-Star Game

Wolfpack senior point guard Baylee Wemhoff has been selected to play in the Striv 2017 All-Star Classic Basketball Game, presented by Cornerstone Bank. York High...

Wolfpack Track Teams Compete At Antelope County Track Meet

NELIGH — The Antelope County Track Meet, for the first time in years, was actually held in Antelope County Tuesday. The new six-lane track at...

Martinsen Wins High Jump At Fullerton Monday

FULLERTON — Elgin Public-Pope John opened the spring track season Monday afternoon competing at the Fullerton Invite. Sophomore Kaylee Martinsen led the Wolfpack girls, winning...